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Todt backs Mercedes, criticises Di Montezemolo

FIA president Jean Todt has thrown his support behind Mercedes and, at the same time, criticised his former boss at Ferrari, Luca di Montezemolo. Di Montezemolo is due to hold a meeting with Todt and Bernie Ecclestone on race day in Bahrain to try and persuade the FIA to back urgent regulation changes. Some believe these changes are motivated by Mercedes' dominance in the opening two races, but Di Montezemolo insists it's to increase the spectacle after two "boring" races. Todt however says Ferrari and its rivals simply haven't done a good enough job when compared to Mercedes and they should focus on catching up, rather than changing the goalposts. "Making a judgement after...
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